I used to hike a lot on my own when I lived here 4 years ago. But upon moving back I realized how unprepared I was for hiking again. Not to mention I was wildly out of shape, but I couldn’t remember what I actually needed to bring for an all-day hike. I mean I … More Preparing for a Hike in Colorado
I hope you’ve enjoyed revisiting my adventures to some of my favorite National Parks, I’ve encountered over the last few years, and surprisingly that’s not ALL of them!
In 2006, we went on an epic family vacation to Denali National Park in Central Alaska. It was one of the best National Park visits I have.
We visited Theodore Roosevelt NP in 2013 as part of a 7 state road trip, some may have called us crazy for such an epic trip and since hindsight is 20\20 I would totally agree with them.
Travis & I are late to the solar eclipse game, so to speak. We planned out trip to the path of totality a mere month ago, because #procrastinationlife.
While I love Yosemite being in my backyard, Redwoods NP maybe one of my favorite parks. Travis and I discovered this gorgeous park in 2014 after moving to California and immediatly signed up for a short 5K run at a State Park near the National Park areas, and basically these are jointly managed parks by … More National Park Series | Redwoods National Park | California
I started this series with Yosemite NP, because this park is literally in my backyard (if my backyard was all of Central California). When we first relocated to California, we were thrilled to be so close to Yosemite! Which is great except this is one of the most popular National Parks, so we tend to … More National Park Series | Yosemite National Park | California
It never crossed my mind to write about all the National Parks I’ve visited and I have one in my own backyard! As a kid my parents took me and my sister to see a lot of the parks in the Southwest of the United States, my husband and I have continued the tradition and … More National Park Series | Introduction
To celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary at the end of June, hubby and I decided to do something special and unique to commemorate our big day. So we decided to go Whale Watching in Monterey Bay, launching from Moss Landing on the Sea Goddess.
This was our 3rd year attending the Prairie Creek Redwoods Race in Orick, CA. This year we were a bit more out of shape and hadn’t been to the gym in a while so we opted for walking the race, which was fine by us. We finally got to really enjoy the views and scenery … More 3rd Annual Prairie Creek Redwoods 5K Race 2016